Leads planning, design, automation, and day-to-day maintenance for the CRI Windows environment on both virtual and physical infrastructures in a highly secure environment. Works closely with customers to provision infrastructure, primarily virtual servers, based on their needs or specifications and existing security and operational policies. Assists in developing new services to provide to our end users. Participates in architecting and reviewing security improvements to increase efficiency of the team and improve the end-user experience.
20% - Work on configuration management and automate processes for Windows Server and Microsoft SQL and improve existing processes.
20% - Participate in provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of virtual machines, systems hardware, software, and related infrastructure.
20% - Work with end-users, institutional peers, leadership, and operations staff to ensure that project expectations are met in a timely fashion and within budget.
15% - Plan and implement new services and solutions.
15% - Troubleshoot complex issues.
5% - Ensure compliance with organizational policies.
5% - Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge of system administration issues in a large and complex client/server environment required.
Outstanding deductive and investigative skills to identify and diagnose complex, non-intuitive technical problems required.
Knowledge of automated systems management and monitoring technologies required.
Familiarity with integration and management issues in a heterogeneous computing environments required.
Understanding of backup technologies required.
Technical knowledge of current software protocols and Internet standards required.
Ability to learn new procedures, techniques, and approaches quickly required.
Integrity and credibility to work with sensitive and confidential data required.
Knowledge of Identity and Access Management technologies and design in complex environments (e.g. AD, LDAP, Kerberos) preferred.
Education: Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field OR relevant certifications from Microsoft required. Experience:A minimum of five years of Windows Server systems administration experience required. Experience managing networked servers and workstations with knowledge of TCP/IP network services, system utilities, hardware installation, and OS installation required. Practical experience with managing systems in an Active Directory environment required. Experience with Powershell scripting required. Experience with automation of systems administration tasks required. Practical experience with Linux required.Microsoft IIS and SQL experience preferred. Experience with configuration management systems such as SCCM or SaltStack, Puppet, Chef, etc. preferred. Practical experience working in HIPAA environments (alt. PCI, SOX, etc.) preferred. Practical experience in an IT security and/or compliance role preferred. Experience with Python, Ruby, Bash, C, or Java preferred. Practical experience and familiarity with system administration issues in supporting other relational database servers (e.g. MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle) preferred. Experience with configuration and management of highly available systems preferred. Experience in providing systems and software support to software developers and scientists (technical users) preferred. Practical experience with management and configuration of VMware Vsphere preferred. Practical experience with SAN, NAS, and backup technologies preferred.Certifications:Any relevant certifications such as certifications obtained from Microsoft, SANS, or ISC2 preferred. Required Documents:ResumeCover LetterReference Contact informationProvide a link to public, personal Github or similar repository
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